Pahokee Glades Health Center

  • 1839 East Main Street
    Pahokee, FL - 33476

  • (561) 924-4500

Pahokee Glades Health Center

Pahokee Glades Health Center is a Palm Beach County Health Department Federally Qualified Comprehensive Health Center.

Services: Medical Services
Maternity
Family Planning/Sexual Health
Pediatrics
Immunizations
Laboratory Services

WIC Clinic Services - (Women, Infants and Children)
1-877-693-6703 or 1-561-367-6007 Appointments and Information
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Except 1st Thursday Afternoon)
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5. Participants must meet WIC eligibility requirements.
Nutrition Assessment
Nutrition Counseling and Education
Nutrition Education Groups
Breastfeeding Information, Breast Pump Loan Program, Counseling and Technical Support
Check Issuance for Specific Healthy Foods
Referrals to Healthcare, Immunizations and Community Services

Breastfeeding is a health choice that is now an important consideration for women with children need to research. The Sergeon General's office along with the Academy of Pediatrics recommends that babies be fed with only human milk for the first six months of their lives. From six months to a year, breastfeeding should be supplemented with the introduction of solid foods.

Human breast milk protects both the Mother and child from disease. Studies support that women who do not breastfeed are more likely to develop ovarian and breast cancer along with obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Women's Health services generally provide comprehensive well woman healthcare services along with pregnancy services for women who are low income. Many services for women's health include: pregnancy care, pregnancy tests, case management and referrals, annual women's exams, screenings, family planning services.

Children's Health Centers generally provide health care to children and young people up to the age of twenty one. Children's health care services include: acute care, emergency care, and well-child care services. Immunization services and histories are maintained as children are properly vaccinated.

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